Middle school flag team wins pool in Randall’s Island tournament, falls in semifinal

Pelham’s middle school flag team won its pool in the Randall’s Island flag tournament on May 19, but fell to eventual winner PS 282 in the semifinal. Peham is heading into the June 9 NYC Rugby Cup, the biggest tournament of the year, with a number two ranking.

Participants were Jack Weyndling, Luke Persanis, Quinn Scanlon, Matt Biskup, Dan Biskup, Kees Huisman, Whit Johnson, Nick Roll and Jake Soifer.

Luke led all try scorers with five tries in four games.